The Craft of Argument

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Pearson Longman, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 492 pages
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The Craft of Argument is designed to help integrate the skills of writing, critical thinking, and arguing for the purpose of enabling the writer to write arguments that are clear, sound, and persuasive.

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An excellent resource for planning, drafting and editing an argumentative essay. Breaks down the correct way to effectively convey reasoning in written format. Read full review

Contents

Argument Critical Thinking and Rationality
3
Thinking and Talking
16
Argument as Civil Conversation
32
Copyright

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Williams is Professor of English and Linguistics at the University of Chicago, where he co-directs its Institute on Critical Thinking and Higher Order Reasoning. He received his Ph.D. in English and linguistics from the University of Wisconsin.

Gregory G. Colomb (1951-2011) was professor of English at the University of Virginia and the author of "Designs on Truth: The Poetics of the Augustan Mock-Epic". He is coauthor, with Wayne C. Booth and Joseph M. Williams, of the best-selling guide "The Craft of Research", published by the University of Chicago Press.

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